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Here we go again... UK Prime Minister urges nerds to come up with magic crypto backdoors

Milton Silver badge

Canute lives!

Politician: "I want it."

Adult: "It is physically, mathematically impossible."

Politician: "I want it!

Adult: "Quite literally, what you ask cannot be done."

Politician: "I WANT it!!"

Adult: "Look, there are maybe 10,000 real experts on this subject, and all of those not employed by government or security services—i.e. who can speak honestly—will say the same: it just cannot be done."

Politician: "I want it!! I WANT it!! I WANT IT IT!!!"

Adult: Here's my resignation letter. Have you ever *actually wondered* why the voters think you're a bunch of immature, dimwitted children?"

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